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A Thousand Splendid Suns Suns is part historical fiction, part social commentary and part kick in the throat storytelling A friend of mine said that Suns is a metaphor for Afghanistan but I found it illustrative of Afghanistan s weary and violent history I found it brutally educational When I had studied in Germany in 1987, I lived in an international dormitory I asked my neighbor, Hyder, where he was from, he leaned in to me with I have never cried while reading a book,like I Did while reading this one It is the story of poor, uneducated women who have to endure the hardships of life The horrors and terrors that a lot of women have gone through during certain period in Afghanistan, the war torn country ,and the narration through the lives of two women Mariam and Laila..Going through All kinds of Physical abuse of hitting, kicking and slapping ,brutal beating ,etc.Struggling the cruel extremely sadistic Rasheed, And s I have never cried while reading a book,like I Did while reading this one It is the story of poor, uneducated women who have to endure the hardships of life The horrors and terrors that a lot of women have gone through during certain period in Afghanistan, the war torn country ,and the narration through the lives of two women Mariam and Laila..Going through All kinds of Physical abuse of hitting, kicking and slapping ,brutal beating ,etc.Struggling the cruel extremely sadistic Rasheed, And suffering all kinds of violence and subjected to his shifting mood and volatile temper.Witnessing the ugliness of war, the fate of loved ones, grieving for lost lives.And sadly this is not exclusive to Afghan society only it is happening in many other countries The unhappy, abusive marriages, oppressive governments and repressive Cultural s It finds its echo in varyi At Once An Incredible Chronicle Of Thirty Years Of Afghan History And A Deeply Moving Story Of Family, Friendship, Faith, And The Salvation To Be Found In Love.Propelled By The Same Superb Instinct For Storytelling That Made The Kite Runner A Beloved Classic, A Thousand Splendid Suns Is At Once An Incredible Chronicle Of Thirty Years Of Afghan History, And A Deeply Moving Story Of Family, Friendship, Faith, And The Salvation To Be Found In Love Born A Generation Apart And With Very Different Ideas About Love And Family, Mariam And Laila Are Two Women Brought Jarringly Together By War, By Loss And By Fate As They Endure The Ever Escalating Dangers Around Them In Their Home As Well As In The Streets Of Kabul They Come To Form A Bond That Makes Them Both Sisters And Mother Daughter To Each Other, And That Will Ultimately Alter The Course Not Just Of Their Own Lives But Of The Next Generation With Heart Wrenching Power And Suspense, Hosseini Shows How A Woman S Love For Her Family Can Move Her To Shocking And Heroic Acts Of Self Sacrifice, And That In The End It Is Love Or Even The Memory Of Love That Is Often The Key To Survival. It s apparently becoming something of a tradition for me to trash books that are not only widely loved and praised, but were specifically recommended to me by friends Khaled Hosseini s A Thousand Splended Suns, I m sorry to say, is going to get the same treatment Forgive me, Rose Splendid Suns has been so widely read by this point, I won t bother recounting the story, and instead simply list my objections Hosseini seems incapable of creating characters with much depth to them E.M Fo It s apparently becoming something of a tradition for me to trash books that are not only widely loved and praised, but were specifically recommended to me by friends Khaled Hosseini s A Thousand Splended Suns, I m sorry to say, is going to get the same treatment Forgive me, Rose Splendid Suns has been so widely read by this point, I won t bother recounting the story, and instead simply list my objections Hosseini seems incapable of creating characters with much depth to them E.M Forster, in Aspects of the Novel, talks about books having round characters and flat characters, with round ones beinglike people you d encounter in the real world, and flat ones beingof caricatures used to move a book s story along The on It was a warm, sunny day in Montenegro and I was about to set out on a boat trip I felt certain that a combination of sightseeing and the people I was with would keep me from having much time to read, but I packed a book anyway just in case there was time for a chapter or two in between stops A Thousand Splendid Suns happened to be that book And at the end of the day, when I staggered off that boat, blinking at my sudden exposure to reality, it wasn t because I d been mesmerised by the stunn It was a warm, sunny day in Montenegro and I was about to set out on a boat trip I felt certain that a combination of sightseeing and the people I was with would keep me from having much time to read, but I packed a book anyway just in case there was time for a chapter or two in between stops A Thousand Splendid Suns happened to be that book And at the end of the day, when I staggered off that boat, blinking at my sudden exposure to reality, it wasn t because I d been mesmerised by the stunning To my editor Khaled here As I was reviewing my final draft of A Thousand Splendid Suns, some questions occurred to me.1 Could I make the characters any less complex Despite my efforts, I feel I haven t fully achieved the one dimensionality my readers seemed to love in The Kite Runner Specifically, I m afraid I may have given Rassan one or two potentially sympathetic moments early on despite his overall abusive personality although Ithan make up for it I don t know whether my rea To my editor Khaled here As I was reviewing my final draft of A Thousand Splendid Suns, some questions occurred to me.1 Could I make the characters any less complex Despite my efforts, I feel I haven t fully achieved the one dimensionality my readers seemed to love in The Kite Runner Specifically, I m afraid I may have given Rassan one or two potentially sympathetic moments early on despite his overall abusive personality although Ithan make up for it I don t know whether my readers can handle that level of complexity Fortunately, aside from tha Loved this book Great read Really emotional Really interesting. This novel is about two wonderful, brave , intelligent and resolute women Mariam and Laila, their optimistic dreams, aspirations, boundless love yet dehumanized, in perilous, merciless, Afghanistan continually suffering degradation, during the tumultuous years, in the long, sad history , of that troubled, war ravished nation, Mariam, born out of wedlock, in Herat, to a wealthy man, lecherous Jalil, and Nana, she was a maid at his house, he had already three wives, and soon ten other childr This novel is about two wonderful, brave , intelligent and resolute women Mariam and Laila, their optimistic dreams, aspirations, boundless love yet dehumanized, in perilous, merciless, Afghanistan continually suffering degradation, during the tumultuous years, in the long, sad history , of that troubled, war ravished nation, Mariam, born out of wedlock, in Herat, to a wealthy man, lecherous Jalil, and Nana, she was a maid at his house, he had already three wives, and soon ten other children, sent to an isolated hovel , by a tiny village , near the city, to live out of sight, the embarrassment, with her mother The occasional visits by him were the highlight of Mariam s young life, a devoted daughter, with an uncaring father, bitter Nana s endless recriminations, against him, made for an appalling situation At 15, the girl can no longer remain, and flees to Jalil, who she loves above everyone, nevertheless , he refuses to see, taken back an awful tragedy, mat August 2007I was riding in a cab in Bombay recently, and a bookseller on foot approached me at a traffic light with a stack of books I did my best not to look at the boy, but I couldn t help it He was waving several books in my face and something caught my eye I thought my glance was discreet, but he saw me look and it was game over The light turned green right then and the boy starts running with the cab yelling Memsahib Memsahib We re picking up speed I m so scared he s going to g August 2007I was riding in a cab in Bombay recently, and a bookseller on foot approached me at a traffic light with a stack of books I did my best not to look at the boy, but I couldn t help it He was waving several books in my face and something caught my eye I thought my glance was discreet, but he saw me look and it was game over The light turned green right then and the boy starts running with the cab yelling Memsahib Memsahib We re picking up speed I m so scared he s going to get his foot runover so I grab whatever I could from my wallet and somehow get it into his hands In return he tosses a random book at me through the window as he s getting further further away from the cab I look to see what I ended up with It was A Thousand Splendid Suns, which I was planning on buying anyways The cab driver asked me how muc Like diamonds and roses hidden under bomb rubble, this is a story of intense beauty and strength buried under the surface of the cruel and capricious life imposed upon two Afghani womenShe remembered Nana saying once that each snowflake was a sigh heaved by an aggrieved woman somewhere in the world That all the sighs drifted up the sky, gathered into clouds, then broke into tiny pieces that fell silently on the people below As a reminder of how people like us suffer, she d said How quiet Like diamonds

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